Paris police officer was killed while in a car stopped at red light - union

Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:57pm GMT

PARIS, April 20 (Reuters) - The police officer who was killed in central Paris was shot while in a car stopped at a red light by attacker driving by, a police union said on Twitter.

One police officer died and two were injured in the attack on the Champs-Elysees avenue, and one of the attackers was also killed, an interior ministry source said. (Reporting by Julien Pretot and Leigh Thomas; Writing by Ingrid Melander; editing by John Irish)

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